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Areola

The areola is the dark area of skin surrounding the nipple of the breast. The areola enlarges and darkens during pregnancy.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedJanuary 10, 2012

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Last Updated: January 10, 2012
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